Most famous for directing the 1970 film Kelly's Heroes and the 1968 war feature Where Eagles Dare, he is also remembered for his work on High Road to China and Zee and Co.
Before becoming a film director, he trained at New York's famous Actors Studio and appeared in episodes of Gunsmoke and Perry Mason.
In his fifties, he ended his association with the entertainment industry and began working in the real estate business.
Born and raised in New York City, he later settled in Los Angeles, California, with his wife Valerie.
Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor starred in Hutton's 1973 feature Night Watch.